Fr. Thomas Dailey Lecture: "Remembering the Holocaust: Continuing Ethical & Spiritual Challenges"

Fri Oct 27th, 2017 - 7 to 9 pm
Presented by Rev. John Pawlikowski, OSM

Remembering the Holocaust: Continuing Ethical & Spiritual Challenges  

Presented by Rev. John Pawlikowski, OSM

 

Rev. John Pawlikowski, OSM is professor emeritus of social ethics and former director of the Catholic-Jewish Studies Program at Catholic Theological Union in Chicago.  His extensive study of the Nazi Holocaust has enabled him to appreciate the ethical challenges facing the human community as it struggles with greatly enhanced power and extended responsibility for the future of all creation. His scholarly interests include the theological and ethical aspects of the Christian-Jewish relationship and public ethics.

A leading figure in the Christian-Jewish dialogue, he was the two-term president and chair of the Theology Committee of the International Council of Christians and Jews (ICCJ). He remains on ICCJ's board as immediate past president. Pawlikowski is a member of the Catholic Theological Society, the American Academy of Religion, the Society of Christian Ethics (past board member), the Ethics Working Group of the World Conservation Union, and the Association of University Leaders for a Sustainable Future. He also served as the principal theological consultant for the U.S. Catholic Bishops' Statement on Energy.

Pawlikowski is the author/editor of more than fifteen books; is a contributor to many journals; and has served on the editorial boards of numerous publications (courtesy Catholic Theological Union).

 

The late Fr. Thomas Dailey taught in seminaries and colleges in the U.S. and Canada, including the Buffalo Minor and Major Seminaries. He was a highly respected teacher, pastor, and spiritual director.

Registration is free; pre-registration is not required. A free-will offering will be taken. For further information, please call (716) 652 1337.

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